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Huawei Campus Switches Upgrade to IDN-Ready for Building Intent-Driven Campus Networks

Press Trust of India  |  SHANGHAI 

/ -- At CONNECT 2018, launched its innovative S6720-HI series fixed switches, which are full-featured 10GE routing switches that come with 100G uplink and routing capabilities, and also unveiled high-performance cards for its feature-rich modular switches. These newest offerings help simplify the of midsize and large enterprise customers. also announced that it has upgraded the of all series of switches to make them Intent-Driven Network (IDN)-Ready. These upgrades achieve intelligent Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and collaborative security protection of networks and help enterprises build intelligent that connect the digital world and physical networks, which in turn enable digital transformation across industries and maximize business value.

"With the pervasive use of mobile offices and cloud services, enterprises of all sizes need a network that can sense user and application experience and defend against threats," said Zhao Zhipeng, of Huawei's Domain. "Huawei IDN-Ready switches are the cornerstone of building intent-driven that feature automation, intelligence, and defense against unknown threats."

continued: "Huawei has comprehensively upgraded the software and hardware capabilities of its switches to simplify network management, sense and assure the experience and security of users and applications, and make network autonomy and self-healing possible."

Huawei S6720-HI provides 100G uplink and routing capabilities and is ideal for deployments at campus egresses, greatly reducing the complexity of As an IDN-Ready switch, S6720-HI uses and extended Media Delivery Index (eMDI) technologies to intuitively manage and optimize experience with audio and Further, S6720-HI comes with built-in security probes to implement Encrypted Communication Analytics (ECA) and proactive threat deception, enhancing campus networks' defense against unknown threats. All the other HI series switches can have the same IDN-Ready capabilities as S6720-HI through

Huawei also unveiled a series of high-performance cards for its modular switches. These offerings improve total-user access and AP management capacity by 60 percent and accommodate future access of mass IoT and mobile terminals to the

Huawei is committed to working with enterprise customers in the long term and takes a future-oriented approach to drive enterprise digital transformation through the power of the platform. So far, 211 of the 500 companies (including 48 100 companies) have selected Huawei as their digital transformation partner.

For more information about S6720HI and IDN-Ready Switch:

HUAWEI CONNECT 2018 "Activate Intelligence" is held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center and from October 10 to 12.

This year's HUAWEI CONNECT conference is designed to help all businesses and organizations step over the threshold and stake their claim in the intelligent world. Participants are joined by the best minds in the industry including global ICT leaders, industry experts, and ecosystem partners to chart the way forward and explore new opportunities.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 11:50 IST